Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Buchanan Rides Alone Review

Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)
Dir. Budd Boetticher
Starring: Randolph Scott, L.Q. Jones

Buchanan crosses over the Mexico border to Argy Town, a not very hospitable place that is ran by the Argy family. After having a run in with the local judge’s son in a bar, the son is shot by the angry Juan, Buchanan gets framed, and gets drawn into the brothers scheme to extort money from the father of Juan, and to cheat each other out of the money.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Slow West Review

Slow West (2015)
Dir. John Maclean
Staring Micheal Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Mendelsohn, Caren Pistorius

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Ride Him, Cowboy Review

Ride Him Cowboy (1932) AKA The Hawk
Dir. Fred Allen
Staring John Wayne, Duke, Frank Hagney, Ruth Hall

John Drury (Wayne) is passing through town when he sees a horse on trial and about to be executed. He intervenes and saves the horse, then gets drawn into a manhunt for the outlaw named Hawk that has been terrorizing the area.  

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Sukiyaki Western Django review

Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)
Dir. Takashi Miike
Staring: Hideaki Ito, Kōichi Satō, Yusuke Iseya, Takaaki Ishibashi

A gunman (Ito) gets drawn into a war between two gangs, the red dressed Heike and the white dressed Genji, who are at war over the town of Yuta, Nevada, in this Japanese homage to the classic spaghetti westerns.